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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Free parking
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Travel Blogs from Kodaikanal
... its forty five acres of organic vegetables, fruit forest, coffee plantation and fine cooking, that call to me. The principles behind it are also so refreshing. Apart from the man running it and the chef, all the staff are drawn from the local village and it is not run as a business to make money for the owner. All profits go to the local village lower down the hill. Clearly the owner is wealthy, but he has used his money here to create something special. Here he has a legacy ...
... to sit and watch the clouds being blown around, one minute you couldn't see anything then 5 minutes later views would just open up right in front of you and then be gone again. Indian people then asked if they could take our photo and although we agreed decided to take our leave before everyone started to take photos, as has been our previous experience!
On the way back to Kodai the taxi stopped and we took a short walk along a stream (at this time of ...
... foot to explore the lush green rolling hills of Kerala's tea country...
And from the top of the majestic "High Range Hills", you can look out over craggy mountains down into the arid plains of Tamil Nadu below - a guy up there showed me pictures of cows mauled by tigers. Hmmm, do I really want to be scrambling around in these parts?
It's a landscape of indescribable beauty, which extends for miles in a all directions. I ...
... and also ensure that you are not carrying any sort of eatables or plastic (exception of water bottle) with you. Every visitor is thoroughhly serached before getting into the bus and any banned objects are confiscated.
The mini bus winds along the steep road laid in between the vast tea plantations giving an absouletly stunning view of the valleys. The minibus will take you to a checkpoint alighting where a rocky facade of ...
... and Indian wines this was a very pleasant experince, but far the most expensive meal I had in Cochin but still probably cheaper than the expensive restaurants in Mumbai or Europe.
I was surprised by the Indian wines, they are much better than wines I have tasted from other countries you don't think of as wine producers. If you want to know more about Indian wine, google Indian wine Ray O'Connor and you will find an interesting article.